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Food Scientist II
Ref No.: 18-17688
Location: Glenview, Illinois
Job Title: Food Scientist II
Job Location: Glenview, IL, 60025
Duration: 5 months

Responsible for developing new products (Cheese, Coffee, Grocery) for the Canada marketplace.
• Job complexity involves heavy collaboration with marketing, business development, packaging development, manufacturing facility, Nutrition & Regulatory, Quality to ensure that R&D tasks are being completed appropriately.
• Candidate will be required to execute product development from bench to pilot and plant scale. Work includes ingredient selection, formulation development, shelf life testing, specification development, scale up and trials.
• Depending on project, sensory and consumer testing may need to be completed.
• Primary product development lead for benchtop, pilot plant, plant trials, sensory, and consumer validation on respective products
• Working directly with the Consumer Insights teams to develop testing plans
• Attending commercialization meetings to represent the project
• Responsible for delivering against timeline
• Communication with marketing project owners and R&D sector leads
• Quality and HACCP documentation
• Specification execution
• Commercialization processes
• Candidate will be required to execute specification development from raw and packaging materials, product formulations, packaging specs and configurations. Requires knowledge of Agile GSM and NPD

6 Plus years experience required
Sauces/Meals, Snacks abc coffee exp would be a big plus as well as Pilot plant exp and Consumer testing.

Experience with Natural or process cheese experience in industry including development and/or pilot plant/plant experience would be a major plus but not recommended
  • French speaking is not required
  • Agile experience is a plus.
  • Assignment has possibility of an extension
  • Must be able to travel occasionally to Canada